Files with EnCiPhErEd extension are files encrypted using ransomware malware (cryptovirus). This program makes "fun" and encrypts your files with a password. 

There is one other file type using
the ENCIPHERED file extension!

empty icon.EnCiPhErEd - Xorist Ransomware affected data

Detailed description

Software that open enciphered file

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ENCIPHERED file extension - Malware (ransomware) encoded data

What is enciphered file? How to open enciphered files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

The EnCiPhErEd file extension is associated with the ransomware (cryptovirus) that encodes data in infected computer.

The .enciphered file contains encrypted data. User have 5 attempts to put right code to decode data. If he does not put a right code for 5 times, malware will delete itself from computer and leave data encoded.

Malware puts .enciphered file extension behind original file extension. For example document.txt.EnCiPhErEd

Updated: August 6, 2019

The default software associated to open enciphered file:

Avast Antivirus icon

AVAST Software a.s. logoAvast Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVAST Software a.s.

Avast antivirus is one of the most used antivirus programs with over 220 mil. users. The Essential version is available for free and can be upgraded to All-inclusive or Top-notch editions.

The program is available mainly for Windows, but there is also version for Mac, Linux and main mobile OS platforms for Android phones and Apple iPhones/iPads.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .enciphered file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open enciphered file, edit enciphered file, convert enciphered file, view enciphered file, play enciphered file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with enciphered file - Malware (ransomware) encoded data

Click on the software link for more information about Avast Antivirus. Avast Antivirus uses enciphered file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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